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Tuesday, April 5 • 10:50am - 11:40am
OpenBMC - A Customized Linux Distribution Running on BMC - Tian Fang, Facebook

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OpenBMC (Tian Fang, Facebook) - The Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) is a microcontroller or SoC used on a server board to manage the platform. OpenBMC is a customized Linux distribution running on BMC. It aims at creating a basis for system management. OpenBMC uses Yocto project as its build system. It includes u-boot, Linux kernel, and various user applications. In this presentation, Tian Fang will present the overall structure of OpenBMC, review the current state of OpenBMC application in Facebook hardware, the challenges we are facing, and the approaches we are trying.

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Tian Fang

Software Engineer, Facebook
Tian Fang is a software engineer at Facebook, working on the software stack running on the Facebook switch. In the past two years, his focus was on OpenBMC project to bring up different Facebook hardware boards. He gave the OpenBMC workshop in the 2015 Open Compute Project US Summit. Prior to Facebook, he worked at Cisco on various infrastructure projects and at a startup on different routing protocols.

Tuesday April 5, 2016 10:50am - 11:40am
Harbor Ballroom A

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